Margaret Cule

Female Bef 1612 - 1686  (~ 74 years)


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  • Born Before 1612  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 30 Apr 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    She is mentioned in her husband, William Cheney's will. 
    Religion 1673  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    The following appears in the Roxbury church records: "1673, 24.3m. Margaret Cheany widow having been long bound by Satan under a melancholick distemper, (above 10 or 11 yeares) wch made her wholy neglect her Calling & live mopishly, this day gave thanks to God for loosing her chain, & confessing, & bewailing her sinful yielding to temptation." During this time, her son, Thomas, had left his Cambridge farm and lived with her. 
    Deed 1679  [3
    In 1679, she is listed as "Magaret Budge of Roxbury in New England, widow, Relict of William Cheney." on a deed. 
    Moved to 1682  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    On 9 April 1682, she was dismissed from the Roxbury church to the South Church in Boston, and on 19 May 1682 was received into that church 
    Will 15 May 1686  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    She mentions her children: Joseph, Margaret, William, and John as well as her grandson Benjamin. 
    Died 2 Jul 1686  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 3 Jul 1686  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I129  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Family 1 William Cheney,   c. 5 Feb 1598/99, Benington, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1667, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Ellen Cheney,   b. Abt 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1678, Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Margaret Cheney,   b. 20 Nov 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Cheney,   b. Abt 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young
     4. Thomas Cheney,   b. Before 1635, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 23 Oct 1693, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +5. William Cheney,   b. 1636/37, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1681, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. John Cheney,   b. 29 Sep 1639, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1671, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. Mehitabel Cheney,   b. 1 Jun 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693/94, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     8. Joseph Cheney,   b. 6 Jun 1647, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1704, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Budge,   d. Abt 1676, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [3, 4
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Before 1612 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1626 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - She is mentioned in her husband, William Cheney's will. - 30 Apr 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - The following appears in the Roxbury church records: "1673, 24.3m. Margaret Cheany widow having been long bound by Satan under a melancholick distemper, (above 10 or 11 yeares) wch made her wholy neglect her Calling & live mopishly, this day gave thanks to God for loosing her chain, & confessing, & bewailing her sinful yielding to temptation." During this time, her son, Thomas, had left his Cambridge farm and lived with her. - 1673 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - On 9 April 1682, she was dismissed from the Roxbury church to the South Church in Boston, and on 19 May 1682 was received into that church - 1682 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - She mentions her children: Joseph, Margaret, William, and John as well as her grandson Benjamin. - 15 May 1686 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1686 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Jul 1686 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    2. [S1060] Trask, William B. "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files in the County of Suffolk, Mass." , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).

    3. [S467] Pope, Charles H. The Cheney Genealogy, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1897).

    4. [S1061] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Hastings-Cheney, (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/hastings.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    5. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).



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